One jerk can ruin an entire office. That’s why our very first rule when we started our company was a strict “No Jerks” policy. But it doesn’t stop there: It is equally important to avoid hiring someone who might be a great person but simply doesn’t fit into the company culture you have established. One bad hire can ruin the mood of everyone around them.
We’ve worked hard to ensure we are building our company around the right people, who bring with them the right skills to ensure success. Like anything else, the key to success has everything to do with focus and execution. At Launchpad we’ve implemented practices that will ensure we remain a place where people like to come and work every day. As you’re building your staff, consider these four ways of ensuring cultural integrity: